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He exhibited his work in the 1945 British Columbia At Work exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
He had work in the 1948 Stanley Park in Pictures exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. His painting won the Second Prize of $75.00.
He exhibited more work with the B.C. Society of Fine Arts in their 39th Annual Exhibition in 1949. Later that year he submitted four drawings to the B.C. Graphic exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, two of them were selected for the exhibition. He was living in Vancouver at the time.
Boyd worked in oils, water colours, and inks, and was interested in landscapes. He taught art for the Vancouver Public Schools from 1948 to 1956, and then taught drawing and anatomy at the Vancouver School of Art beginning in 1956. He was also a Director of children's art classes at the school. He completed architectural commissions at the Vancouver airport and for the B.C. Telephone company, working in aluminum, glass and clay.
|1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20||VAG B.C. Artists 12th Annual||Hornby Farm|
|1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22||VAG B.C. Artists 13th Annual||Island Barns|
|1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21||VAG B.C. Artists 14th Annual||Rural Tensions|
|1945 ? - ?||FCA B.C. Artists Selections from 14th Ann.||Rural Tensions|
|1945 Nov. 13 - Dec. 2||Labour Arts Guild B.C. At Work||Fishing Docks|
|1946 Aug. 13 - 25||VAG Stanley Park in Pictures||Park Walk|
|1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13||VAG B.C. Artists 15th Annual||Shoreline|
|1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12||VAG B.C. Artists 16th Annual||View, West of Spanish Banks|
|1948 Nov. 9 - 28||Coast Group B.C. Painters||Seaweed|
|View From Spanish Banks|
|1949 May 3 - 22||BCSFA 39th Annual||Beach Forms|
|1949 Oct. 8 - 30||VAG B.C. Artists 18th Annual||Rock, Sand and Wood|
|1949 Nov. 22 - Dec. 11||VAG First B.C. Graphic||Landscape (rejected)|
|1950 April 25 - May 14||BCSA 40th Annual||Beach|
|1950 Nov. 28 - Dec. 17||VAG B.C. Artists 19th Annual||Sand Bar|
100 YEARS OF B.C. ART (refer to VAG58)
B.C. PAINTINGS BURNABY 58 (refer to BAG58)
SPRING EXHIBITION - FCA - BC REGION (refer to FCA64)
GENERATIONS - FIVE DECADES OF ART IN WEST VANCOUVER 1912 - 1962 (refer to WVMA99)
ART BANK CATALOGUE (refer to AB87)
A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS
(refer to M)
Brief biography based on "document from artist".
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA
(refer to BIAC03)
2 references cited for Boyd, including M above.
VANCOUVER PUBLIC LIBRARY - B.C. ARTISTS FILES (refer to VPL)
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